Thursdays #bandofsketchers prompt was colour. I decided to draw a Multi coloured pattern, using the word multicolour then filling in the gaps with more colours. Felt pen drawing, last page in my lovely sketchbook, need a new one!
Bright colours greet
But darker tones calm
Muting strong memories
A face seen by me
Gave me joy.
Mixing and merging
A view of my mind….
Walking home, Stoke-on-Trent, about 3.15pm this afternoon. The low sun barred by dark clouds. It didn’t rain but the bright sunshine really shone out behind the clouds. The lamp posts give a sense of scale. You can see the shadow of the cloud on the right cast at an angle so it gives an indication of where the sun is. It never emerged as I walked as the clouds were really slow moving.
Their scent pleases
Od buzzing bees
On the trees
I need summer
That warm glow
The sun caresses
There’s no Snow!
The birds are singing
burglars are deterred!
I wish I lived on the other side of the hill.
Red sky at night! Wish I could have got up the hill. But it faded quickly after taking this shot. I’ve seen a couple of photos on Facebook which were taken by other people.
A gale force wind and storms are forecast for later tonight up in the north of the UK. But that’s mainly Scotland. Hopefully this means that the weather here will be OK. Its still a long time till spring. Lots of cold, wet, windy weather still to come.
This was a real leaf today. Its a bit blurred, but the colours are accurate. I walked around a local lake today, only a week later than I intended, but it did me good. It was grey and overcast, there were not many bright leaves, but right at the end of the walk I saw this. Half disintegrated, but colourful and cheerful on a gloomy day, it bought a smile to my face.
Back at Trentham after a walk round the lake. I took this looking towards the low sun. It was hard to see the phone screen so it was a bit hit and miss what I would get.
I like the way the trees and clouds are silhouetted. There is a walkway with metal hoops to the right of the tree, various climbers cover parts of it including wisteria and roses. At the far end is a statue, but we came out one of the side entrances and walked down a grassy slope to look back at this.
Tried to get a better photo with shadows cast so you can see the layers. I love this weird combination of colours.
On the first dry day for a week or so we went walking locally. The low bright sun this evening shone through this Holly leaf and it sparkled in the light. I couldn’t resist taking a photo.